Tag: barrel

Fun Facts about Bourbon

In honor of Bourbon Heritage Month, some fun facts about bourbon, courtesy of Wild Turkey: Bourbon production has more than doubled since 1999 and the state of Kentucky currently has 4.9 million barrels gently aging, the highest inventory since 1978. That’s about 262 million gallons of Bourbon. The U.S. Senate signed "Bourbon Heritage Month" into law in 2007, a bill … Read more

Size Matters – At Least When It Comes to Whiskey

One of the reasons that the spirits world is so fascinating today is because of all the experimentation that is going on. There are so many different distilleries, large and small, doing so many different things that the sky's the limit when it comes to the possibilities for new products, techniques and innovations. Case in … Read more

Buffalo Trace Distillery Releases Col. E.H. Taylor, Jr. Barrel Proof Whiskey

The latest news from Buffalo Trace Distillery, easily one of the most forward-thinking distilleries in the world. They're trying more interesting (and delicious) things with whiskey than anyone else I can think of. If you see a bottle of this, definitely pick it up. The latest in the Colonel E. H. Taylor, Jr. Bourbon Collection … Read more

Buffalo Trace Distillery Releases Fifth Round of Single Oak Project Bourbon

Here's the latest news on Buffalo Trace's Single Oak Project. I wrote about the previous round of whiskeys a while back. One year ago Buffalo Trace Distillery unveiled its Single Oak Project and its quest for the perfect bourbon. Now as the fifth round of Single Oak Project Bourbons are released, there has been much … Read more

Buffalo Trace Distillery’s Single Oak Project

Buffalo Trace Distillery, one of the world's most prestigious producer of whiskeys, recently announced the fourth round of their Single Oak Project bourbon. This ongoing experiment tests how a set of different factors affects the development of whiskey. The project started in 1999 when Buffalo Trace selected 96 oak trees, which were then crafted into … Read more